Claudia is a Senior Associate in the Dallas office of Berry Appleman & Leiden LLP, working on all non-immigrant and immigrant visa matters for the United States.

Before joining the firm, Claudia worked for a boutique US immigration law firm where she focused her practice predominantly in employment based and corporate immigration law, including advising corporations, organizations, colleges and universities in the filing of nonimmigrant and immigrant petitions. Claudia also handled lawful permanent residence applications, including those based on labor certification (PERM), and on behalf of multinational managers and executives, outstanding professors, researchers and aliens of extraordinary ability.

A native of Mexico, Claudia maintains a diverse international background. Having the experience to work both in-house and in law firm settings, Claudia focused her practice in Mexico in corporate law, international business and sports law. She represented a wide array of clients including a Professional Soccer Club, and various medium to large corporations.

Claudia is bilingual, fluent in English and Spanish.

Education & Admissions

The Ohio State University, Moritz College of Law, LL.M with a concentration in business law
Western Institute of Technology and Higher Education (ITESO), Guadalajara, Mexico, Bachelor of Laws
Admitted to: State Bar of New York and licensed to practice law in Mexico


American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA)